Jun 1, 2016

The Beach is the Best

We went to Florida last week! And it was wonderful! And maybe I'm still on a vacation high! 

Eric and I left Piglet with his parents and my parents (they each had him for a couple of days) and just had time to ourselves to relax and enjoy the beach. It wasn't my first time leaving him (remember how I visited Eric in NYC?) but of course I was still sad when we left. 

BUT. Spending time together without your child is SO valuable. It was so nice to just focus on each other (and sleep in!). We came home so refreshed and relaxed. 

We stayed in Rosemary, which is really lovely and quiet. We rented a car at the airport but in retrospect, we wouldn't have done that again since we literally walked/rode bicycles everywhere. 

The beach wasn't too crowded while we were there so we were able to carve out our own little area. We both read novels and got sunburns despite slathering ourselves in lots and lots of sunscreen. 

Themain street In Rosemary is so pretty! Very European feeling - little cafes and shops line the cobblestone street. 

When we were leaving, Eric said "let's come back over Labor Day." I don't think that will be happening, but we just loved our time so much that we are ready to do it again! 


  1. So fun! It sounds completely relaxing!

  2. This sounds like the perfect getaway for you two! What a cute place!

  3. The beach looks beautiful, and it sounds like such a wonderful trip.

    It is hard being away from the little one but sleeping in is a wonderful luxury! I cried so much when I was away for a weekend without baby last year, but ended up enjoying my time away.

    Away From The Blue Blog

  4. So so good you guys took out some time for just the two of you! Looks like you had a GREAT time! :)

  5. I've stopped in Rosemary before for lunch, while staying at Sesdide. What a beautiful place to stay. So glad you were able to get quality time with your hubby!

  6. Awww... How fun that you got to do a getaway just the two of you! It's so needed in order to reconnect! <3

  7. awww what a lovely little break! good for you for taking time together. it definitely seems important, and it looks like you had a great time. love that last lace top btw, super cute!

  8. Hey, you were in my neck of the woods! Rosemary is about 20 minutes from my house. :) Isn't 30A the best? So glad you had a great vacation and your pics look great!

    1. Really?! We've vacationed there twice... and might again next spring - we'll have to do a meetup if so :)

  9. Yes! Beach and baby-free time are both good for a momma. And a marriage. So great you had a chance to do it, and isn't Rosemary beach so great? We love the atmosphere and great little restaurants there.

  10. This looks like such a cute little place!!! Glad you two got to get away and have some alone time. We just went to the beach with our toddler and I need a vacation from that vacation. Haha.

  11. WOw so lovely looks. You look very pretty in white t-shirt. I love frock kurtis for morning walk. thanks for sharing with us.

  12. You look so happy in these photos! Glad you all had such a great time on your trip. Fun to have you visit and thank you so much for the congrats. We are so thrilled!

    Amy Ann
    Straight A Style

  13. What a fun getaway! Sounds like you had a great set up with the grandparents and you got to explore a new place. Rosemary sounds like a darling place.

  14. I miss Florida... It is beautiful - I hope I will come back some time.

    Maria - Denmark


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